The 47 Inspiring Alchemist Quotes To Follow Your Dreams

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“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho is one of the most well-known books in the world. It is a story about a journey that our protagonist, Santiago, embarks on to follow his Personal Legend.

In this book, Paulo Coelho teaches us to follow our heart and intuition. He teaches us that it is okay to take risks and make mistakes because these are important parts of life. Along with this, he also stresses the importance of recognizing opportunities in life and following our dreams.

In the novel, Santiago meets an alchemist who proposes that he needs only one thing to succeed: “a young man who knows how to listen.” The alchemist teaches the boy about the world with storytelling that culminates in a final revelation–the secret of turning lead into gold. This story is deeply personal and yet simple, and it has become a modern classic.

We would recommend this book to anyone who wants a story full of lessons that will teach them about themselves and help them become better at living life according to their Personal Legend.

Check out some of the greatest quotes from this book and see how they can provide you an inspiration to keep pursuing your dreams.

47 Inspiring Alchemist Quotes

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.”

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”

“When you possess great treasures within you, and you try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.”

“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

“If I can learn to understand this language without words, I can learn to understand the world.”

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

“There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.”

“Never stop dreaming.”

“Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”

“If it’s still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk.”

“Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there.”

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. You’ve got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense.”

“I’m like everyone else — I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does.”

“People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams because they feel that they don’t deserve them, or that they’ll be unable to achieve them.”

“Life will be a party for you, a grand festival because life is the moment we’re living right now.”

“At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.”

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.”

“Before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which most people give up.”

“You will never be able to escape your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.”

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself, and no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.”

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.”

“If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”

“Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him.”

“It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.”

“Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.”

“It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.”

“When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.”

“This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”

“No one should feel afraid of the unknown, because everyone is capable of achieving everything he wants and needs.”

“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.”

“Ever since time began, people have recognized their true love by the light in their eyes.”

“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.”

“A grain of sand is a moment of creation, and the universe has taken millions of years to create it.”

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”

“And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.”

“The darkest hour of midnight comes just before dawn.”

“We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share.This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.”

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

“To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.”

“Because true love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny.”

“I’m proud of the scars in my soul. They remind me that I have an intense life.”

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